WVBC Trivia Quiz

by | Oct 12, 2018 | Breaking, Top Stories, West Virginia, WV Racing |

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Here’s something fun!

Check out our West Virginia Breeders Classics Trivia Quiz below. Test your knowledge of WVBC night with eight mind-bending questions, and if you don’t know the answers, don’t worry: you’ll find ’em out at the end!

Think you know your WVBC trivia? Go ahead and prove it!

You have three minutes to get it done, counted down in the lower right-hand corner. Get seven or more right to pass!

Good luck!

Question #1: Which jockey has won the most WVBC races to date?

Dang! The correct answer is Travis Dunkelberger, with a remarkable 28 WVBC wins. Larry Reynolds is second with 14, while Acosta has 11 and Bocachica has nine (as does Jose Montano).

Question #2: What horse won the 2017 WVBC Cavada?

D'oh! It was Moonlit Song.

Question #3: James W. Casey leads all trainers with 32 WVBC wins. Which of these national Hall of Fame members has one WVBC win?

Oh, man! The answer is Steve Asmussen, who won the 1987 Vincent Moscarelli Memorial with Rock House. None of the others has won a WVBC race.

Question #4: Current Charles Town track announcer Paul Espinosa’s grandfather, local trainer Victor Espinosa, has trained how many WVBC race winners?

Shoot! The answer is 5, including two by Noble's Honey (the 1991 Triple Crown Nutrition and 1994 Cavada). He also won the '89 Cavada with Another O'Shay.

Question #5: Which horse won the 1988 West Virginia Breeders Classic?

Oof! It was Kiss My Tan. Onion Juice won the '87 Classic, while Taylor Mountain won it in '89. White Alley won the 1988 Cavada.

Question #6: In how many WVBC races this year is last year’s champ seeking to defend his or her title?

Dang! The answer is three -- George Town Cat in the Dash for Cash, Help a Brother in the Onion Juice, and Moonlit Song in the Cavada.

Question #7: Which horse has won the most WVBC races?

Aargh! The right answer is Confucius Say, with four WVBC victories -- three in the Classic and one in the Onion Juice. Each of the others won three times.

Question #8: How many West Virginia Breeders Classics races has Jeff Runco won as a trainer?

Tough one! The correct answer is 18.

Question #9: Danny Wright is now a steward at Charles Town. When he was a jockey, how many WVBC races did he win?

Ouch! Danny Wright won one WVBC race, taking the 1988 Vincent Moscarelli Memorial aboard M. G.'s Turn.

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